Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Crazy Haired Baby



Abigail just *LOVES* to rub her dinner through her hair!  Typically, she needs to be bathed everyday, just on the account of her dirty hair.  Of course, she has had such good practice with the food rubbing, that I only need to dot on a small bit of shampoo and she rubs it all over by herself!  ;) 

 
We ADORE this little sprout, she is such a happy girl
and brings so much joy to our family!

Friday, March 20, 2015

Science Lesson ~ Solar Eclipse



Getting The First Few Glimpses Whilst Making Coffee :)

This morning, we got to view our first ever solar eclipse as a family.  It was so neat!  Dylan was especially interested, as he is learning about the sun and it's relationship to the earth, in his science book at the moment.  My dad kindly loaned us his welding helmets, so that we could look at the sun without injuring our eyes.  It was SO amazing! I *love* homeschooling so much; while practically every other kid had been dropped off at school already, we got to enjoy and hands-on science lesson, in between snuggling in bed and enjoying a hot cup of coffee.  Plus, Amy had already brought me several slices of hot-buttered olive bread!  Doesn't get any better than that!


Excited Boy

 



We LOVE Science!


Meg Was Locking Me Out Of My Phone, Right
 About The Time This Picture Was Taken!



I This Picture




This Is The View We Had While Wearing Our Helmets.
We Could See The Eclipse Perfectly With Them On, 
But The Camera Just Couldn't Capture It.


Amy Waited For It To Get Cloudy, 
And Managed To Get Some Good Shots


The Above And Following Pictures 
Were Zoomed And Cropped


Amazing!


"When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars,
which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him?
and the son of man, that thou visitest him?  
For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels,
and hast crowned him with glory and honour.  
Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; 
thou hast put all things under his feet: All sheep and oxen, yea,
 and the beasts of the field; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea,
 and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas. 
O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!"
 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Jumping For Joy!



My Handsome Chaps!

You might remember in another post, that I hinted at having a treat in mind for the kiddos, to celebrate Resurrection Sunday.  My original plan, was just to replace our broken trampoline (that got smashed up in a storm), with an identical one.  I put the idea to my husband, and he thought it was great, but wanted to do it on his week holidays from work.  He also wanted to order one that was 3ft larger; making it 16ft!!!  Daddy knows how to do things BIG!!!



Digging In The Mud



A *HAPPY* Helper!





Abigail Looked SO SWEET
 That I Just *Had* To Take Lots Of Pictures Of Her!



"I See You, Mama!"








A Typical "Meg" Face :)





Daddy And His Helpers


"Take A Picture Of My Muddy Face!"




Meg Had SO MUCH Fun Swinging The Swing...


 And Running Away Before It Hit Her...


Until...She Slipped In The Mud


She Was SO Sad About "Ruining" Her Favourite Dress


She Wanted Me To Take A Picture ;)


She Was Happy That We Washed Them Straight Away


All Better!
(Though If You Zoom In,
 You'll See That She Is Still Rather Put Out!)






Almost Done!

Yippee!


(The Safety Netting Was Put Up A Little While Later)





These Two Bounced And Giggled For A LONG Time!








They Were Both *Exhausted* By Bedtime!